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Tapanappa to Balquhidder

Sun 14 Jul 2013

Walk name/location
Tapanappa to Balquhidder
Walk grade
End-to-End 8

This walk starts with spectacular views to Tunkalilla Beach followed by a picturesque reroute through dense bushland before a steep descent to Boat Harbor Beach. The very testing 4km walk along Tunkalilla Beach is followed by a very steep climb up to Balquidder which makes it a unique and very memorable section of the Heysen Trail.

Sunday 14 July 2013
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Alan Davis
Ben Wait
Lucy Allen
Vicki Cahalan
Paul Cahalan
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Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $16.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8.30am for 9am sharp departure
End time
Walking from
Walking to
Trail can be very slippery if wet especially the couple of km's either side of Boat Harbor Beach
Bring suitable protective clothing (e.g sunhat, raincoat) walking poles, suitable footwear, morning tea, lunch and water
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Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Tapanappa Camp Site
  2. Waitpinga camp site
  3. Kurri Ngawanthi / Creek ‘walk in’ site
  4. Yapari Ngawanthi / Cliffs ‘walk-in’ site

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Glenburn Cottage
  2. Deep Creek Homestead

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Natunyuru Ngawanthi / Sand Dunes ‘walk-in’ camp site